A Statement of Social Justice Center, Green Alternative, and Georgian Young Lawyer’s Association

A Statement of Social Justice Center, Green Alternative, and Georgian Young Lawyer’s Association

Tbilisi. Organizations working on Namakhvani HPP issues respond to the defamation campaign of the company and the State and published the statement. 

“We, the Social Justice Center (formerly EMC), Green Alternative, and Georgian Young Lawyer’s Association (GYLA), are deeply concerned over the fact that in response to our criticism, regarding fundamental violations committed during the implementation of the Namakhvani HPP project, gross human rights abuses, the concluded agreement essentially compromising state interests, non-transparency and institutional failures, the government refuses to engage in the dialogue and continues the infringement of the human right to assemble, to protect the environment, to use public space, as well as the right to freedom of expression and free movement in the Rioni Valley. Human rights infringements, in the recent period, are accompanied by disinformation campaigns and discrediting attacks on activists, civil society organizations, and experts who oppose the Namakhvani project implementation in this form”, - is read in the statement. 

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Source: socialjustice.org

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